Re: Elmer's glue: Reflexions and Quexions.
John Kiernan repeats his - and my - endless screed about products with secret
>>It is important, however, to know what's in Elmer's "glue" before using it
as a section adhesive in research or diagnostic applications. Has anyone
Elmer may be reached elsewhere in the Elmers Web site:
Elmer, of course, is the consort of Elsie the Borden Cow. The Web site does
not make clear whether Elmer's is presently a subsidiary of Borden's. I'd
always assumed that originally Elmer's was a casein-based glue, but since
Elmer seems steadfastly committed to not revealing any of his ingredients
past or present, he doesn't mention any such thing.
People and cows as long in the tooth (or horn) as I (and I just turned 62
this morning) may remember that close to fifty years ago Elmer and Elsie
presented the world with a calf, with a big contest to name the critter.
The winning name was Beauregard. Obvious questions of endocrine ablative
surgery were not addressed.
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